Today In News: Uber plans to launch Uber Elevate, Weibo monthly active users reached 411million.

Uniqlo is entering India market, Toyota 2017 sales volume increased by 6%


BEAM Team

10 May, 2018

Today In News: Uber plans to launch Uber Elevate, Weibo monthly active users reached 411million. | BEAMSTART News

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Overseas:

  • Alphabet, Apple and Microsoft will be part of government drone pilots, but Amazon was left out.
  • Apple is removing apps that overshare your location data with third parties
  • SoftBank's Q4 profit topped analysts' projections, thanks to Sprint's first annual net income in more than a decade.
  • British-based Vodafone will buy some European assets of U.S. cable company Liberty Global for $21.8 billion.
  • Toyota 2017 sales volume increased by 6% compared to 2016.
  • Uber plans to launch Uber Elevate, its aerial electric ride-hailing service.
  • ThoughtSpot (Business data analysis service provider) raised 145 million USD in D round.

China:

  • Updated to March 2018, Weibo monthly active users reached 411million. Q1 net revenue 349.9million USD. Its net profit is 99.1million USD increased by 111% compared to last year.
  • Mobike is testing no deposit riding in Hefei 合肥.
  • 行云全球汇 www.xyb2b.com raised 300 million RMB in A round, led by GSR.

Blockchain:

  • The first blockchain mini-program on WeChat “小协议”stopped their service.
  • The head of Facebook Messenger David Marcus starts exploring how to best use blockchain technology at Facebook

Cross-border:

  • Walmart wins battle for Filpkart, India's biggest online retailer. Walmart will pay about $16bn to take control of Flipkart.
  • Uniqlo is entering India market.

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